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SAN MARTIN BLVD. BRIDGE REPLACEMENT STUDY KICK-OFF OPEN HOUSE JULY 14

Briefly: Citizens Invited to Open House Tuesday, July 14,  5 to 7:30 p.m. at Holy Family Church / Diffley Hall, 200 78th Ave. NE in St. Petersburg.  

St. Petersburg, Fla. (July 13, 2015) – Pinellas County is kicking-off a project development and environment study to evaluate the rehabilitation or replacement of the San Martin Boulevard Bridge over Riviera Bay in St. Petersburg in July.

An open house will be held on Tuesday, July 14, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., in the Diffley Hall of the Holy Family Church located at 200 78th Ave. NE in St. Petersburg to provide an opportunity for community input during the early stages of the project development process.

The project limits extend from Tallahassee Drive NE to Weedon/Ridgeway Drive. A separate component of the project will evaluate trail enhancements from Macoma Drive NE to Gandy Boulevard.

The open house will provide information to all interested parties about the study process and environmental, recreational and engineering items that may affect potential options. A brief PowerPoint presentation will play continuously for viewing.

Representatives from the project team will be available to take comments and answer questions. Community input will be considered in the development of alternatives as the study progresses.

For a map or additional project information, visit www.pinellascounty.org/sanmartinbridge, email dcb@pinellascounty.org or call (727) 453-3320. The map depicts the project area of the San Martin Boulevard bridge project study and the location for the July 14 Open House:  http://www.pinellascounty.org/sanmartinbridge/images/San-Martin-Blvd-Bridge-Map-lg.jpg

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation service (free of charge) should contact the Office of Human Rights at (727) 464-4062.

The Pinellas County “Doing Things for You” app is available for residents to report issues and access useful resources. Pinellas County can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. More information is available on the county website, www.pinellascounty.org, which features LiveChat for assistance. Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Contact:  Irena Milasinovic,
Public Information Specialist
Pinellas County Communications
Phone (727) 464-3849 
imilasinovic@pinellascounty.org

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